Cemeteries were once a common place to picnic and enjoy as many were easily accessible from the city which allowed for residents to escape to nature! With nearly 200 acres of open space, mature trees, native plantings and loving care, West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home keeps the tradition alive as a unique place for community to gather! Come gather with us today from 3:00 - 6:00 pm! ... See MoreSee Less
It’s A Green Thing Sustainability Fair! Come out to It’s A Green Thing Sustainability Fair! An event promoting local businesses with an environmentally-friendly mission. Check out vendors and connect with community non-profits making a difference. Sample amazing food trucks, grab a beer from World Cafe Live’s travelling beer garden, and settle in for an afternoon of music by the Manatawny Creek Ramblers. Hosted by the Lower Merion Conservancy and West Laurel Hill Cemetery on the cemetery’s stunning grounds in Bala Cynwyd, PA. Easily accessible from the Manayunk Arts Festival by the Manayunk Walking Bridge and Cynwyd Heritage Trail. Rain date is Sunday, June 25th from 3-6. Vendors include: Hazel and Ash Organics Soap by Alana The Bearded Carver Lotus 8 Peg and Awl Betsy’s Flights of Fancy Fairhope Graphics Pluma Avis Domus Eating for the Ecosystem Back to Earth Compost Crew Karen Singer Tileworks Food by: The Lunchbox Whimsicle Gourmet Fruit Pops Beer Garden by: Register for “It’s A Green Thing” RAINDATE! Sunday, June 25th!
Rolling Hill Park, 1301 Rose Glen Road, Gladwyne Registration: $3/person cash at event Audience: Adults and children ages 12 & up Co-sponsored by the Schuylkill Environmental Education Center Brilliant butterflies abound in the fields and gardens of Rolling Hill Park during the summer. Team up with Conservancy Staff to conduct our annual butterfly count. Learn to identify painted ladies, swallowtails, hairstreaks and more while assisting this citizen-science census. Bring binoculars and field guides, if possible. The Conservancy is proud to be the local leader for a regional count for the North American Butterfly Association – the endpoint for today’s counts and fees. To join the count in Rolling Hill Park please RSVP to Chelsea@lmconservancy.org Join other Regional Count Locations on July 6: Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education1:00 – 3:00 pm